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From The42 European Athletics president Svein Arne Hansen dies at 74 RIP

European Athletics president Svein Arne Hansen dies at 74

He died in Oslo three months after suffering a stroke at his home on 15 March.

From TheJournal.ie Funeral details for Detective Garda Colm Horkan announced Charlestown

Funeral details for Detective Garda Colm Horkan announced

The Mayo man will be buried in his hometown on Charlestown on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Lord Of The Rings and Chariots Of Fire star Ian Holm dies aged 88 RIP

Lord Of The Rings and Chariots Of Fire star Ian Holm dies aged 88

The actor died peacefully in hospital.

From TheJournal.ie 'A garda's garda, and a proper gentleman': Investigations continue into shooting of Detective Garda Colm Horkan Castlerea

'A garda's garda, and a proper gentleman': Investigations continue into shooting of Detective Garda Colm Horkan

Investigations continue into the killing of Garda Horkan, who was shot dead in the early hours of Thursday morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'A genuine icon': Tributes paid to singer Dame Vera Lynn RIP

'A genuine icon': Tributes paid to singer Dame Vera Lynn

The death of 103-year-old Dame Vera was announced by her family earlier today.

From The42 'An incredibly loved and respected man' - GAA community pays tribute to Mayo's Colm Horkan RIP

'An incredibly loved and respected man' - GAA community pays tribute to Mayo's Colm Horkan

Detective Garda Colm Horkan was a member of the Charlestown Sarsfields club.

From TheJournal.ie 'As Irish as an American can be': Former US Ambassador to Ireland Jean Kennedy Smith dies aged 92 RIP

'As Irish as an American can be': Former US Ambassador to Ireland Jean Kennedy Smith dies aged 92

Ms Smith was the last-surviving child of Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald.

From TheJournal.ie Parish priest: Colleagues of Detective Colm Horkan prayed around him after he died Castlerea

Parish priest: Colleagues of Detective Colm Horkan prayed around him after he died

Detective Garda Colm Horkan was shot dead in the early hours of this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'An attack upon society': Garda Commissioner appeals for information on shooting of Colm Horkan Castlerea

'An attack upon society': Garda Commissioner appeals for information on shooting of Colm Horkan

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris was speaking in Castlerea today.

From TheJournal.ie Garda Commissioner names officer who was shot last night as Detective Garda Colm Horkan RIP

Garda Commissioner names officer who was shot last night as Detective Garda Colm Horkan

The Garda member was shot last night while on duty in Castlerea, Co Roscommon.

From The42 Former snooker star Willie Thorne dies aged 66 RIP

Former snooker star Willie Thorne dies aged 66

It was announced he was battling leukaemia in March.

From The42 Former Republic of Ireland and Man United defender Tony Dunne dies aged 78 RIP

Former Republic of Ireland and Man United defender Tony Dunne dies aged 78

The Dubliner was part of Sir Matt Busby’s side who captured the 1968 European Cup.

From The42 'A gentleman' - Tributes paid after death of ex-Kilkenny hurler Lester Ryan (61) RIP

'A gentleman' - Tributes paid after death of ex-Kilkenny hurler Lester Ryan (61)

The Clara man died as a result of a road traffic accident on Saturday.

From The42 'He lived the best life he could, he smiled every day and enjoyed everything. I take that into my life' Opening Up

'He lived the best life he could, he smiled every day and enjoyed everything. I take that into my life'

Death, grief, joy, elation: Leanne Kiernan has had to overcome a lot on her journey so far. Having recently turned 21, the Ireland and West Ham star reflects on her remarkable rise.

From The42 Napoli manager Gennaro Gattuso mourning the death of his sister aged 37 RIP

Napoli manager Gennaro Gattuso mourning the death of his sister aged 37

Francesca Gattuso, who worked as a secretary at AC Milan, passed away after four months in hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Thomas the Tank Engine narrator, Michael Angelis, dies aged 76 RIP

Thomas the Tank Engine narrator, Michael Angelis, dies aged 76

The narrator and actor died suddenly while at home with his wife yesterday, his agent said.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland’s answer to Elvis': Tributes paid to singer Brendan Bowyer who has died aged 81 RIP

'Ireland’s answer to Elvis': Tributes paid to singer Brendan Bowyer who has died aged 81

Bowyer died at his home in Las Vegas yesterday evening.

From The42 Father of Aston Villa boss Dean Smith dies at the age of 79 RIP

Father of Aston Villa boss Dean Smith dies at the age of 79

Ron Smith, a lifelong Villa fan, died after a four-week battle against coronavirus.

From TheJournal.ie 'A giant of a man': Influential Aids campaigner and playwright Larry Kramer dies aged 84 Gay Rights

'A giant of a man': Influential Aids campaigner and playwright Larry Kramer dies aged 84

Kramer’s husband confirmed that he died from died from pneumonia.

From TheJournal.ie Irish teenager fell to his death as he tried to escape alleged armed robbers in Australia Cian English

Irish teenager fell to his death as he tried to escape alleged armed robbers in Australia

Three men aged 18, 20 and 22 have been arrested and charged with 19-year-old Cian English’s murder.

From The42 Hall of Fame NBA coach dies aged 78 RIP

Hall of Fame NBA coach dies aged 78

Jerry Sloan, who guided the Utah Jazz for 23 seasons, also featured on The Last Dance documentary.

From The42 Down GAA mourn passing of legendary All-Ireland winning player and coach Giant

Down GAA mourn passing of legendary All-Ireland winning player and coach

John Murphy scored a goal in Down’s All-Ireland final win over Kerry in 1968.

From The42 Tributes paid after sudden death of former Mayo minor footballer RIP

Tributes paid after sudden death of former Mayo minor footballer

Darragh Sloyan, 35, represented Mayo through the underage grades during his career.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to filmmaker Lynn Shelton who has died aged 54 Tributes

Tributes paid to filmmaker Lynn Shelton who has died aged 54

Friends said her ‘creative energy and infectious spirit were unrivalled’.

From TheJournal.ie 'We'll miss him forever': Comic actor Fred Willard dies aged 86 Fred Willard

'We'll miss him forever': Comic actor Fred Willard dies aged 86

Willard was a four-time Emmy nominee.

From The42 'My hero, my idol' - Tributes paid after Shane Duffy's father dies aged 53 RIP

'My hero, my idol' - Tributes paid after Shane Duffy's father dies aged 53

Brian Duffy, who was well-known among Ireland supporters, passed away at his home on Monday.

From The42 Atalanta youth midfielder dies aged 19 after suffering aneurysm RIP

Atalanta youth midfielder dies aged 19 after suffering aneurysm

Andrea Rinadli fell ill while training at his home on Friday, and passed away earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Jerry Stiller, star of Seinfeld and King of Queens, dies aged 92 RIP

Jerry Stiller, star of Seinfeld and King of Queens, dies aged 92

He died of natural causes, his son Ben Stiller confirmed today.

From The42 Leeds give Hunter poignant send off at Elland Road as legend's funeral is held Fitting This post contains videos

Leeds give Hunter poignant send off at Elland Road as legend's funeral is held

A member of England’s 1966 World Cup-winning squad, the 76-year-old passed away last month.

From TheJournal.ie Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dies aged 87 RIP This post contains videos

Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dies aged 87

Citing the musician’s son, Rolling Stone magazine said the cause of death was unknown.

From TheJournal.ie 'She will be dearly missed': Gogglebox star June Bernicoff dies aged 82 Leon And June

'She will be dearly missed': Gogglebox star June Bernicoff dies aged 82

The news was confirmed by the show’s producer this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Kraftwerk co-founder Florian Schneider dies aged 73 Kraftwerk

Kraftwerk co-founder Florian Schneider dies aged 73

He had set up the band with co-founder Ralf Hutter in 1970.

From TheJournal.ie Sam Lloyd - the actor who played Ted in Scrubs - has died aged 56 RIP

Sam Lloyd - the actor who played Ted in Scrubs - has died aged 56

Scrubs co-star Zach Braff was among those paying tribute.

From TheJournal.ie Legendary drummer and afrobeat co-founder Tony Allen dies aged 79 RIP

Legendary drummer and afrobeat co-founder Tony Allen dies aged 79

Allen was the drummer and musical director of Fela Kuti’s band Africa ’70 in the 1960s and 1970s.

From The42 Former England and Leeds defender Trevor Cherry dies aged 72 RIP

Former England and Leeds defender Trevor Cherry dies aged 72

Cherry earned 27 caps for England and captained the national side in his penultimate appearance.

From The42 Tributes paid after death of former Clare manager and chairman Noel Walsh RIP

Tributes paid after death of former Clare manager and chairman Noel Walsh

A county selector for 20 years, Walsh is hailed as ‘leading light in the county of Clare’.

From TheJournal.ie Irrfan Khan: Slumdog Millionaire and Life of Pi actor dies at 53 RIP

Irrfan Khan: Slumdog Millionaire and Life of Pi actor dies at 53

The Bollywood star was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour in 2018.

From The42 'I was going to ring him today': Souness pays emotional tribute to Michael Robinson RIP This post contains videos

'I was going to ring him today': Souness pays emotional tribute to Michael Robinson

The Liverpool and Ireland striker has died aged 61.

From TheJournal.ie 'Finding a voice, where they found a vision': Eavan Boland's powerful voice for women is remembered Poetry This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie 'The foremost female poet of her generation': Eavan Boland has died aged 75 RIP

'The foremost female poet of her generation': Eavan Boland has died aged 75

Boland published her first book of poetry in 1962 and went on to become a writer-in-residence at Trinity College Dublin and UCD.